Course Details

  • The BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resource Management) is designed to produce graduates who will have a critical and comprehensive understanding. The BA (Hons) Business and HRM course aims to provide a challenging broad business education that balances theory and practice with personal development and the development of transferable HR discipline skills. The course provides the basis for the progressive development of intellectual knowledge and understanding with vocational skills and competences that enhance student employability in the HR profession. It promotes work experience and real world HR practical business engagement.

    The course embraces the changing nature of the contemporary business environment, in particular the contribution of HR to business strategy, organisational processes and people development. In this respect it seeks to develop graduates who have a good grasp of the various functions of business and the integrated nature of these functions. It supports the development of the individual as an enterprising leader and seeks to prepare students for the diversity and complexity that accompanies HR professionals working in a globally-integrated and internationally-focused business environment

  • For a Top Up Degree course, you’ll normally need at least 240 credits (120 at Level 4, and 120 at Level 5) from a related business qualification or equivalent. This is likely to be a foundation degree or HND in a subject like business or human resource management.

    If you have an international equivalent, we’ll just need to check you meet the English Language competency requirements. And of course, you should also be highly passionate and motivated about the HR world!

  • You’ll be studying six different modules over the year, with each one having two different assessments. These take a variety of forms to give you a wide practical experience in human resources.

    You may find yourself developing personal portfolios and completing business plans in one module, or taking an exam and being part of a group presentation project in another.

  • With a BA (Hons) degree in Business and Human Resource Management, you’ll be well placed to jump straight into any number of exciting careers prospects, or to develop your skills even further with a master’s degree.

    You may be advancing your prospects within your current role, or you could be starting on a brand new career path, working as an HR Analyst or Operations Manager for a multi-national company. Your skills and qualification will ensure you could succeed in a number of business and HR related jobs.

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  • The fees (if applicable) for this 1 year, BA (Hons) Top Up degree are currently £5,950.

    There are a number of different funding and finance options for anyone wanting to study this course. You may qualify for benefits or a bursary, or be able to get a special loan to help you pay. We can help you understand your options.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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